Elizabeth Ann Morgan

31 August 1845–6 January 1925 (Age 79)
Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Morgan was born on 31 August 1845, in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Morgan, was 24 and her mother, Ann Ollen Watkins, was 23. She married Robert Gourley in 1862, in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 6 January 1925, in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Gourley
Elizabeth Ann Morgan
Marriage: 1862
Robert Thomas Paul Gourley
Margaret Elizabeth Gourley
Ellison Ann Gourley
Mary Ellen Gourley
Louella Gourley
George D Gourley
William Gourley
Robert Gourley
James Henry Gourley
Janet “Jenette” Gourley
Edward Sydney Gourley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1862Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 12
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 21
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh (especially Glamorgan): from the medieval Welsh personal name Morgan, Morgant (Old Welsh Morcant, of uncertain etymology).Irish: importation of the Welsh surname (see 1 above), to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin (see Merrigan ).Scottish: probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Elizabeth Morgan Gourley

    Elizabeth (Betsy) Morgan was the second child born to Thomas Morgan and Ann Watkins Morgan. She was born 31 August 1845 in Bellhoughton Worcestershire, England, but as a young girl lived mainly in the …

    Sources (25)

    • Elisth Morgan in household of Thos Morgan, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizabeth Morgan in entry for Thomas Paul Geurley, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Elizabeth Gourley in household of Robert Gourley, "United States Census, 1880"

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